Bachelor Of Science In Applied Mathematics And Statistics
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Be a Problem-Solver with a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Mathematics and Statistics

How do we create a robotic arm that can make movements precise enough to fit one piece of equipment to another with very minute deviations in position? Can we predict the future success of a product based on measuring the amount of likes and comments of similar products on social media? Problems like these and many more are just part of what someone with a degree in applied mathematics and statistics might solve.

Gain the mathematical knowledge and skills needed for endless opportunities by pursuing a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from Liberty University. Through this degree, you can be equipped with the skills necessary for careers in data analytics, finance, government, business, and technology. By adding the actuarial specialization, you can be better prepared for actuarial exams, internships, and the job market. 

So what are you waiting for? You want a rewarding career, and you need a valuable skill set to get you there. Pursuing our bachelor’s degree in statistics means gaining the knowledge and tools needed to work in a variety of rewarding fields.

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At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among Niche.com’s Top 5 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor’s in Applied Mathematics and Statistics Degree?

At Liberty, we want you to earn a degree that prepares you with the foundational knowledge you need to succeed in your chosen career field. The great thing about a degree in applied mathematics is that it offers you a diverse range of careers and disciplines. We want you to learn from the best professors in the best degree program so you’re prepared to start your career upon graduation or apply to the graduate school of your choice. Plus, we want to help you learn ethical principles from a Christian perspective.

So what do we love about our mathematics program? Our professors— are professionals in their field. They have real-life experience and related graduate and doctoral level degrees. Not only that, but they are excited to pour into your life and are available to support, mentor, and encourage you throughout your academic journey with us. They are looking to the future and have designed this degree to prepare you for the latest career opportunities available.


What Will You Learn in Our Applied Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor’s Degree?

At Liberty, we want you to earn a degree that prepares you with the foundational knowledge you need to succeed in your chosen career field. If you are wondering whether you should major in math or statistics, you no longer need to choose! The great thing about a degree in applied mathematics is that it can help prepare you for a diverse range of careers and disciplines.

So what do we love about our mathematics program? Our professors, who are professionals in their field, have real-life experience, and related graduate- and doctoral-level degrees. Not only that, but they are excited to pour into your life and are available to support, mentor, and encourage you throughout your academic journey at Liberty. They are looking to the future and hope to prepare you for the latest mathematics career opportunities available.

Another exciting aspect of our program is that we teach all our courses from a Christian perspective. Your math courses will be integrated with biblical principles so you can start your career as a professional with strong values and ethics.

Applied mathematics majors can pursue a wide range of opportunities. Whether you’re considering graduate study or seeking direct employment, a degree in applied math can prepare you for the future. 

View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying.

Featured Courses

MATH 221 – Applied Linear Algebra

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Eigenvalues and eigenvectors
  • Essentials of linear algebra 
  • Systems of linear equations, matrices, and determinants

MATH 304 – Financial Mathematics

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Annuities and cash flows
  • Concepts of interest theory
  • Time value of money

MATH 311 – Probability & Statistics I

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Bivariate distributions
  • Distributions of functions of random variables
  • Moment generating functions
  • Probability concepts
  • MATH 402 – Linear Regression

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Polynomial models
  • Simple and multiple linear regression
  • Variance stabilization transformations
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Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Statistics – Actuarial

Liberty University’s B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Statistics – Actuarial degree will equip you with the math skills and ability to succeed in the world of business, finance, and insurance. You will also have the basic skills to pursue a job in a variety of other fields that will be able to use your applied math and actuarial abilities.

Career Opportunities

  • Actuary (requires actuarial exams)
  • Data analyst
  • Mathematician
  • NASA analyst
  • NOAA analyst
  • NSA agent
  • Operations researcher
  • Programmer
  • Statistician
  • Statistics engineer

Highlights of Our Applied Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor’s Degree

  • Actuarial mathematics is one of the fastest growing areas in mathematics.
  • Our professors have real-life experience in the field and teach courses from a biblical worldview.
  • Learn how to solve problems with math that is focused on creating solutions.
  • You can become equipped to work in business, finance, or insurance.
  • The program is managed according to the Society of Actuaries’ standards.

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Career Opportunities for Applied Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor’s Graduates

With a B.S. in applied math, you can pursue a wide range of applied mathematics careers. Whether you’re using differential equations to model weather patterns or a probability density function to model diesel engine combustion, you can know that Liberty’s Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Statistics can help you succeed.

With a projected job growth of 33% (much higher than average) for mathematicians through 2029, you can be sure that the education you are receiving is valuable.* The following are some potential career opportunities for a graduate in applied mathematics and statistics: 

  • Actuary (requires actuarial exams)
  • Applied mathematics advisor
  • Data analyst
  • Mathematician
  • NASA technician
  • NOAA analyst
  • NSA agent
  • Operations researcher
  • Programmer
  • Statistician
  • Statistics engineer

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, at Occupational Outlook Handbook, Mathematicians and Statisticians (viewed online April 20, 2021). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • Results from the CLT, SAT, or ACT are not required for admission, but may be used in consideration for merit-based aid.
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.